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Newspaper reprints controversial cartoon of Serena Williams

A cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great has been partially reprinted on the front page of the Melbourne-based newspaper that initially published it. Read More

MLB commemorates 9/11 anniversary with ballpark ceremonies

A moment of silence to honor victims and first responders was held before every game. Players, coaches and umpires wore caps with a “We Shall Not Forget” ribbon patch, and MLB planned to donate all royalties from the sales of those hats to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the Pentagon Memorial Fund and the Flight 93 National Memorial. Read More

Packers place former UH receiver on injured reserve

GREEN BAY, Wis. >> The Green Bay Packers have placed receiver and return man Trevor Davis, a former University of Hawaii receiver, on injured reserve. Read More

David Wright is getting better. But will the Mets allow his return?

Only three weeks left in a season they would rather forget, a large group of New York Mets players, coaches, executives and staff members gathered last Saturday afternoon behind the batting cage at Citi Field to watch and wonder about the man who has meant so much to the franchise. Read More

NHL in mediation on concussion lawsuit, commissioner says

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman downplayed the significance of entering mediation with former players in a bid to settle a concussion lawsuit, saying today the league is simply following a judge’s order. Read More

Jordan Spieth might look at earlier start to his season

Jordan Spieth shed a little insight on his expectations at the beginning of 2016 when he said his goals start with winning and include “being there” with a chance in a couple of major championships. Read More

Rainbow Wahine Reyn Akiu named defensive player of the week

Senior libero Reyn Akiu earned her first Big West weekly award — as well as the first for Hawaii this volleyball season — when being named the defensive player of the week today. Read More

Naomi Osaka charms Japan with her manners — and broken Japanese

Naomi Osaka’s halting Japanese, her manners — she bowed and apologized after beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final — and her simple charm have swelled national pride in Japan and eclipsed many questions about her mixed-race parentage in a famously insular country. Read More

Djokovic wins U.S. Open for 14th major, tying ‘idol’ Sampras

The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was barking at himself, at his entourage, at a crowd vocally supporting his opponent, Juan Martin del Potro. Read More

Rainbow Wahine defeat San Diego State to take second in Outrigger Volleyball Challenge

Junior middle Natasha Burns put down a career-high 15 kills and Hawaii finished second in the 24th Outrigger Volleyball Challenge with a 25-21, 25-17, 19-25, 25-17 win over San Diego State tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center. Read More

Marcus Mariota injures elbow in Titans’ loss to Miami Dolphins

Tennessee Titans starting quarterback Marcus Mariota threw two interceptions in the third quarter and then came out of the lightning-delayed game with an elbow injury in today’s 27-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Read More

Hawaii football team earns votes in two national polls

The University of Hawaii earned votes in two football polls today. Read More

Seattle beats Washington, up 2-0 in WNBA Finals

Breanna Stewart scored nine of her 25 points in the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Storm held off the Washington Mystics, 75-73, to take a 2-0 lead in the WNBA Finals. Read More

Browns don’t lose, tie Steelers 21-21 in sloppy game

Cleveland ended its 17-game losing streak on Sunday with a 21-21 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the Browns missed a chance at their first victory since 2016 when kicker Zane Gonzalez’s 43-yard field-goal attempt with 9 seconds left in OT was blocked by T.J. Watt. Read More

Ryan Fitzpatrick throws 4 TDs as Buccaneers stun Saints

Ryan Fitzpatrick highlighted a 417-yard, four-touchdown performance with two scoring strikes of more than 50 yards, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stunned the New Orleans Saints, 48-40. Read More

Bengals rally, spoil Andrew Luck’s return with win over Colts

Andy Dalton rallied the Cincinnati Bengals with three scores in the final 19 minutes and Clayton Fejedelem scored on an 83-yard fumble return with 24 seconds to go, giving the Bengals a 34-23 victory at Indianapolis. Read More

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